This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, cropping or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both cropping and livestock. Industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

Entry Requirements:

Entrants must be employed as an apprentice or trainee prior to enrolling.

Structure:

16 units: 2 core; 14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Contribute to work health and safety processes; Apply environmentally sustainable work practices. Elective: Comply with industry animal welfare requirements; Administer medication to livestock; Operate machinery and equipment; Transport and store chemicals; Prepare and apply chemicals; Monitor weather conditions; Carry out basic hoof care procedures; Educate, ride and care for horses and equipment; Prevent and treat equine injury and disease; Assess suitability of horses for stock work; plus more.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Cairns No info Full time 1 year
Melbourne No info Full time 1 year
Werribee No info 1 year
Cairns No info 2 years
Werribee No info Part time 1 year
Werribee No info Full time 1 year
Werribee No info 1 year
Werribee No info Online 1 year
Melbourne No info 2 years
Melbourne No info Online 1 year
Cairns No info Online 1 year
Established in 2003, Australian College of Agriculture & Horticulture is a Registered Training Organisation with facilities in Melbourne, Werribee Parks and Cairns. The provider offers a variety of agriculture, agribusiness, landscape, parks and gardens and production horticulture courses from certificate, diploma, advanced diploma to a graduate certificate level. The provider also provides consulting services to the Agriculture and Horticulture industry, through the ongoing consultancy arm of the business. The average class size is 24 students.

Provider CRICOS: 02494A (VIC)

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